Regions / Africa
Backed by U.S. development aid, the Ethiopian government is seizing land, demolishing homes, and cracking down on activists in a bid to expand its capital city.
SGI can be viewed as a counter-insurgency program whose goal is to strengthen economic development by strengthening security.
Can the BRICS wrest control of the global economy from the United States and Europe, or will their internal contradictions tear them apart?
The twin plagues of ISIS and Ebola thrive on the breakdown of the existing order.
The recent round of sanctions aimed at Moscow could backfire on Washington by accelerating a move away from the dollar as the world’s reserve currency.
U.S. civil society is more critical of Israeli actions in Palestine than ever. When will the U.S. government catch up?
President Obama is definitely "into" Africa. Unfortunately that has translated into holding the door open for U.S. multinationals to do what outsiders have done for centuries: extract the continent’s wealth.
Is the conflict in South Sudan the opening salvo in the battle for a continent?
The U.S. government should be making it more difficult to sell weapons—at home as well as abroad.
The crisis of capitalism isn't just about the gap between rich and poor. It's about the gap between what’s demanded by our planet and what’s demanded by our economy.